Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Contacts

Office Phone 705-722-3132 ; Offfice: 1-800-808-2268, Interactive Voice Response ; Beeton, Tottenham area: 905-729-4514, Bradford: 905-778-9058
Toll Free Phone 1-800-394-7867, Welfare Fraud Hotline
TTY Phone 1-800-387-5559
Fax 705-722-4720
Website www.simcoe.ca/OntarioWorks/Pages/home.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CountyofSimcoe?fref=ts
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/county-of-simcoe
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/simcoecountyCS
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/countyofsimcoe
Primary Contact Jamie Moran, Director of Ontario Works; Phone: ext 1117; Email: jamie.moran@simcoe.ca

Addresses

Address & Map
Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
Springwater, ON
Canada L9X 1N6
Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L9X 1N6
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Description

Description (Service) Ontario Works offers:
  • money to help individual and eligible family members with living expenses, including food (special dietary needs accommodated), and rent
  • health benefits for individuals and eligible family members
  • employment supports to find employment (workshops for resume writing, job counselling, job-specific training and basic education)
  • help with connecting to community partners and organizations
  • addictions and mental health support programs
Amount of money received by eligible recipients of Ontario Works will depend on the individuals specific situation. In most cases, participation in employment-related activities is required in order to receive financial help.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
IVR Line: Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility
  • in financial need of covering living expenses (individual and family's)
  • 16 or older
  • live in Ontario (and are not a visitor or a tourist)
  • have assets within the allowable asset limits
  • Application
  • call for initial intake or
  • applications may be made online at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance
  • applicant must provide basic financial information
  • verification interview at local office will be required
  • Languages Interpretive Services - Programs, on request
    Fees None

    Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this directory is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. However, Information Barrie cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality.